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kevin wooldridge <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in <20030708145748.39650.q
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Viruses detected]', on Tue, 8 Jul 2003:
> --- Iain Hedley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Re early edition Ordnance Survey maps: Can
>> anyone enlighten me as to the
>> meaning of the letters 'T.P.' after a place
>> name?
>
>With the absence of Telegraph Poles from early OS
>maps, maybe T.P stands for 'Turnpike'?

I had a vague notion that it meant 'Telegraph Post Office', or perhaps
'Telegram'.
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